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Tundra.



0816059330

Tundra.

Moore, Peter D.

Facts On File, Inc.

2008

261 pages

$29.95

Hardcover

Ecosystem

QH541

Aimed at students and general readers in grades nine and up, this volume describes the development of the tundra throughout geological history Geological history describes geological events that account for the stratigraphy, petrology and structure (see structural geology) seen in rocks or earth materials.

See geologic timescale.
, its structure and distribution, and the impact of humans on the ecosystem, including both the polar regions polar regions: see Antarctica; Arctic, the.  and the high mountain tops of the world. Chapters cover climate, geology, geography, types, its ecosystem and biology, biodiversity biodiversity: see biological diversity.
biodiversity

Quantity of plant and animal species found in a given environment. Sometimes habitat diversity (the variety of places where organisms live) and genetic diversity (the variety of traits expressed
, people, conservation, and environmental change. Color illustrations and photos are integrated. The objective is to present the information so that readers will have the knowledge to protect the ecosystem. Moore is a scientist, writer, and a retired lecturer of ecology at King's College King's College, former name of Columbia Univ. , London, UK.

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